1983 Mazda 323Review
1983 Mazda 323 1500 Sl — Performance is terrible, but that said it is already 25 years old. With a major engine overhaul it should be better in terms of performance. Build quality isn't too bad - nothing major has broken down but it has quite a few rattles. It's brown inside and out so nothing good about appearance. With other shock absorbers and coil springs the steering has been sharped up considerably but there is quite a bit of understeer...
Primary Use: Commuting to work
Pros: Sharp steering, doesn't break down
Cons: Slow, stolen :(
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